April 12, 2023 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMUptown Campus
Join lettering artist and New York Times Best-selling author-illustrator, Jessica Hische during her new book tour! Jessica talk and showcase illustration and lettering artwork from her new book, “Who Will U Be?”. A Q&A and autograph signing will follow. The picture book follows an inquisitive little letter "u" as she goes on a class field trip to find out all the ways letters are seen and used in the world.
Tickets are free, but limited. Reserve your ticket on Eventbrite.
Books available for purchase on-site.
Jessica Hische is a lettering artist, illustrator, author, and self-described “avid internetter” working in Oakland, California. After graduating with a degree in Graphic and Interactive Design from Tyler School of Art, she worked for Headcase Design in Philadelphia before taking a position as Senior Designer at Louise Fili Ltd. While working for Louise, Jessica also maintained a busy freelance career and in 2009, after two and a half years of little sleep and a lot of lettering, she left to further her freelance career and embark on several personal projects.
She is actively involved in the design, illustration, and type communities (serving on the Type Directors Club board from 2012 to 2015) and is a prolific public speaker, appearing at colleges and conferences worldwide.
Jessica’s clients include: Wes Anderson, Tiffany & Co., The United States Postal Service, The New York Times, Penguin Books, Target, Starbucks, and Wired Magazine. She’s been named a Print Magazine New Visual Artist (20 under 30), one of Forbes 30 under 30 in Art and Design two years in a row, an ADC Young Gun, a “Person to Watch” by GD USA, and an Adweek “Creative 100”. She is the author of two best-selling children’s books and “In Progress”—in which she details her creative process.